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Engineering community mourns death of cidb CEO Cyril Gamede at age 58

Cyril Gamede CEO of the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) died on Sunday at the age of 58, its board ...


State advocate moonlighting as e-haling driver murdered in Cape Town

Three employees working for the Western Cape National Prosecuting Authority died within the last week.Advocate Vukile Gontsana was murdered in ...


#UnrestSA: DA wants transparent, credible parliamentary inquiry

The DA wants opposition MPs to chair the envisaged ad hoc committee to investigate the recent unrest.The party wants to ...


Deal struck between Cape taxi associations after weeks of violence

A truce was negotiated following several weeks of meetings to quell ongoing taxi violence.Warring taxi associations have been at each ...


US Official Says Getting Vaccines to Africans is 'Top Priority'

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is in the process of delivering 25 million vaccine doses to African countries in a ...


IPL 2021: CSK to head to UAE next weekend

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): With the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) set to ...


Fuel and food prices, and static salaries make consumers vulnerable

BUSINESSHigher fuel and food prices, rising unemployment and small or no salary increases have made South African consumers financially vulnerable, ...


Class action against loan finder website

PERSONAL FINANCEIn 2019, City Press received numerous complaints from readers about the behaviour of Lifestyle Legal, which was deducting money ...


Pick n Pay relaunches 'new and improved' on-demand delivery service

Grocery retailer Pick n Pay has relaunched and rebranded its delivery service Bottles as "Pick n Pay asap!"In 2020, Pick ...


Uganda eases Covid-19 curbs as admissions fall

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the six-week lockdown to be eased.This happened due to the nation recording a huge ...


R158m Powerball winner plans dream home and seaside trip

Last week's R158-million Powerball winner kept checking the numbers in case she was dreaming. The North West mum lost her ...


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U.S. sanctions Cuba police, leaders after July protests

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States added additional sanctions on the Cuban police force and its leaders on Friday, following the ...

U.S. seizes tanker, seeks owner for bypassing North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United Sates has seized a tanker that it said was assisting North Korea in evading sanctions. In ...

New Samoa Prime Minister cancels $100 million Chinese port project

APIA, Samoa: The new prime minister of the island nation of Samoa has said she will cancel a Chinese-financed port ...

Fearing China, Philippines signs pact to return U.S. troops

MANILA, Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has invited U.S. troops to return to bases the Americans only recently evacuated.U.S. Secretary ...

Biden seeks to set example as he urges employees to become vaccinated

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden has announced that millions of federal workers will either need to show proof of having ...

YouTube takes action against Australian broadcaster, ACMA silent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - ACMA, the Australian Communications Media Authority has been sidelined by the U.S. social media giant YouTube.ACMA, ...

Business

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U.S. economy fell during Covid in greatest slump since 1946

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States recorded an economic contraction at an annual rate of 19.2 percent in 2020 at the ...

U.S. seeks to end access to foreign crypto exchanges by Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Americans have found ways to avoid regulations intended to prevent U.S. customers from accessing overseas cryptocurrency exchanges, according ...

China's Shanghai Composite rebounds, gains nearly two percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks on Asian markets opened the week solidly higher.China's Shanghai Composite let the way, jumping 66.93 ...

Uber tells returning employees they must be vaccinated against Covid

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Uber Technologies Inc will open its offices in late October, postponing from the earlier announced September 13, ...

Biden seeks pledge of 40% electric vehicles by 2030

WASHINGTON, D.C.: In a bid to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, the White House has asked automakers to voluntarily pledge to ...

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Africa can prevent Ethiopia from going down Rwanda's path: here's how

When Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2019, I congratulated him in a public ...


Tirumurti encourages UNITAMS support to Sudan

In a UN statement, the Indian Ambassador to UN said: "The Security Council underscores the importance of the continued support ...


SA sport climbers set for Olympic first

The Tokyo Olympics have seen a host of sports added to the Games for the first time ever.These include surfing, ...


Engineering community mourns death of cidb CEO Cyril Gamede at age 58

Cyril Gamede CEO of the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) died on Sunday at the age of 58, its board ...


US Official Says Getting Vaccines to Africans is 'Top Priority'

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is in the process of delivering 25 million vaccine doses to African countries in a ...


New batch of COVID-19 vaccines donated by China arrives in Tunisia

© Provided by Xinhua TUNIS, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- A new batch of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines and protective medical equipment ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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